February 6 postgame notes
-With the win, the Kings improved to 27-18-4 against the Blue Jackets, a record that includes a mark of 16-8-1 at home. Los Angeles has won the last four games at Staples Center.
-Anze Kopitar recorded his 333rd career assist to tie Rob Blake for seventh place on the team’s all-time list. He is the Kings’ franchise leader with 28 points (13-15=28) in 27 career games against the Blue Jackets.
-Robyn Regehr scored his first overtime goal in his 1,002nd career game. Both of his goals this season have come against Columbus.
-The Kings have allowed two or fewer goals in 38 of 59 games.
-The Kings are 4-2 in overtime. Their last overtime win was a 3-2 win at Vancouver on November 25.
-Both Kings goals were scored during four-on-four play. The Kings have outscored their opponents 7-2 during four-on-four play this season.
-Mike Richards’ assist ended a seven game streak in which he failed to record a point.
-Since coming off injured reserve, Jonathan Quick has a 2.01 goals-against average, .918 save percentage and two shutouts in 16 games.
-Jeff Carter has been held without a goal over the last eight games. His last goal came in the second period of the Blue Jackets’ 5-3 win at Nationwide Arena on January 21.
-Anze Kopitar’s ice time of 25:15 was a season high, besting his previous high (25:14 / 12/3/13 / 3-2 SOW @ ANA) by one second.
-The Kings won 24-of-62 faceoffs. Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 6-of-14, Anze Kopitar won 3-of-13, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-6, Jarret Stoll won 4-of-14, Jordan Nolan won 0-of-2, and Jeff Carter won 8-of-12.
The Kings are on their Olympic Break and will resume practice on Wednesday, February 19.